Navajo Lake State Park

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Navajo Lake State Park


Location:25 miles east of Bloomfield via NM 64 and NM 511.
Facilities:246 developed campsites (98 with electric hookups; some with full hookups), restrooms (é), showers, picnic areas (é), group shelters, playgrounds, hiking trails, full-service marina, boat ramps, courtesy docks, visitor center with interpretive exhibits.
Activities:Camping, boating, sailing, fishing (é), swimming, scuba diving, water-skiing, hiking, hunting, winter sports.
Special Features:Navajo Lake is the state's second largest and offers the full gamut of water sports and services. The park comprises three separate areas: Pine River is the most developed and includes a visitor center with interpretive exhibits; Sims Mesa is on the east side of the lake, accessible by NM 527; and the San Juan River area below the dam is world renowned for excellent trout fishing and includes wheelchair-accessible fishing facilities on the river.
Address:1448 NM 511 #1
Najavo Dam, NM 87419

Phone:505-632-2278
Web: www.emnrd.state.nm.us/PRD/navajo.htm
Size: 21,000 acres land; 15,590 acres water. Elevation: 6,100 feet.

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